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is there such a stigma surrounding those who are overweight? joining us from los angeles is jeanette de patti, also known as the fat chick. she's a certified aerobics instructor. and the author of big fat lies and virgie tovar. fat girls on life, love and fashion. and before we get started i want to know, if this is your first time watching the stream we do things a bit differently here in order to get diverse voice he on the show we use skype, not always beautiful but allows us to reach all sorts of compelling voices and communities. virgie, going to you, kids at the age of 3 are developing a bias against overweight people, full disclosure again, i was a husky child growing up. every day for me in elementary school was like world war iii, even the kid who ate paste used to make fun of me. why is being overweight that one trait that is seemed to be okay to mock and condemn? >> first i want to say, i really, really relate to your experience, my version of the paste eaters, the reason why in my opinion is it's the newest manifestation much a long against people of color and women, as really really impactin
family wielding 30 years of influence. take a look. >> reporter: los angeles, the city where fame and infamy go hand in hand. >> tax credits work. >> reporter: here everything seems larger than life. including its politicians. that is ron calderon. he is the target of an ongoing federal investigation. according to a sealed affidavit obtained exclusively by al jazeera's investigative unit, the senator is for sale. a politician willing to influence legislation in exchange for money. as part of an elaborate undercover sting, fbi agents posed as owners of a studio. >> they had to establish bank accounts. they needed a business license, and so it's a very extensive lengththy operation. >> reporter: the senator allegedly wanted his family added to the payroll. he told undercover agent s, any help you can do for which kids that's diamonds for me. at the world famous pebble beach resort, he attended a fund raiser. the greens were lined with some of the state's most influential lobbyist. despite an ongoing federal probe, calderon is still rubbing elbows and raising money. he has declined t
from the department of justice out of los angeles, and we're just finding out now that the fbi can confirm that they have referred the matter of the affidavit being released publicly to the appropriate authorities at the department of justice for investigation and they are saying there won't be any further comment. we have been asking the fbi if this case has been referred to prosecution, and obviously a lot of new developments taking place right now. >> that's great. we have trevor locked in on the set. josh we know we're going to let you go at this point -- you have something that i'm sure you can't tell us about that you have to do, but thanks for popping in on the show tonight. >> thanks for having me. >> the affidavit reads like a who's who in california politics, and undoubtedly it will have implications with constituents. what do you think the effects will be? tweet us during the break. we'll be right back. ♪ >> all this week america tonight is investigating sex crimes on campus. >> over 90% of sexual assaults on campuses are being perpetrated by serial offenders... >> ton
... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. >> we find the fault lines that run through communities. >> the shooting happened about 30 minutes ago. >> companies... >> the remains of the fire are still everywhere here. >> the powers that be at home and around the world... >> not only do they not get compensation but you don't even have to explain why? >> well thats exactly what i said. >> we question authority. >> so you said we could get access... >> that's enough! >> ... and those affected. >> investigative journalism at it's toughest. request. >> we're back talking about the jewish muslim story and how it's so often pred skated on what -- predicated on what's subdividing the two. rabbi schneider did your journey with -- i'm sorry with imam ali and the class action on the book that you wrote, did that journey on discoveries that surprised you? >> no question in terms of my own personal evolution, the way that i had seen muslims, the way that i had seen the arab population, in terms of being the enemy, looking to eradicate the state of is
... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. determining using some sort of subjective interpretation of their policy as to whether or not your particular report was actually abusive, because if it doesn't contain language that specifically threatens you directly or is targeted towards you specifically, they may not consider it abuse. they may consider it offensive. and in that case they just recommend that you block that person. >> i don't want to minimise this, because i mean, there's some really horrible things that are on line, and it's not - it's not just twitter, what has happened through social media and the anonymity of the net is that you see websites, hate-filled websites targetting all sorts of groups, popping up. there has been a huge number of those that exist as well. >>> welcome back. we're talking about college athletes and whether they should get paid. before the break we asked about athletes. tim these student athletes receive scholarships to attend school and play their sport. studies show between their scholarships, room, boar
strike. [ ♪ theme ] >> hello, this is al jazeera, live from doha. also - chaos at los angeles airport. passengers flee as a man opens fire at a security checkpoint. >> the pain of a former yemeni child bride - and why it's proving difficult to change attitudes in a conservative society. >> burgers, fries and a book to go -
the fatal attack at los angeles international airport. >> two french journalists are abducted and killed in northern mali. the same area where the government helped to defeat those fighters months ago.
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... >> washington... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. [ technical difficulties ] >> of "the daily show, of jon stewart." there are imitate fors of jon stewart all over the year, one of which is in egypt, and has just been taken off of the air. at the same time as american policy in egypt is extremely unpopular, jon stewart and the daily show are extremely popular. because they do what we have been talking about. they provide a platform for discussion. they bring in humor and immigration reform rev rans. you can say a lot against a government [ technical difficulties ] >> of the united states and, you know, any government that believes in freedom of speech is to do whatever it can to keep that space open for debate, and unfortunately, that isn't always what our policy has been. if you have -- if you have an effort to basically stay in good stead with the government, which is what happened in the spring, conflict. >> spencer i went you to address this, because what cynthia is saying is it sounds like burea
... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. >> on al jazeera america change the way you look at news next, tune into live news at 8 and 11 >> i'm john seigenthaler and here's a look at the headlines.. >> infomation changes by the hour here... >> our team of award winning journalists brings you up to the minute coverage of today's events... then, at 9 and midnight. america tonight goes deeper with groundbreaking investigative coverage of the nation's top stories... >> a fresh take on the stories that connect to you... >> live news at 8 and 11 eastern followed by america tonight on al jazeera america there's more to it. both sides reflect whatn is going on behind closed doors. give us your take on what america looks like through pakistani eyes. >> all right. the majority of pakistanis are very anti-america. and i find it us and bushing also. because i have lived in this country, and i have lived in pakistan. and i know -- not just pakistan, but all over the world, people love american food, they love american entertainme
... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. >> every weeknight on al jazeera america change the way you look at news at 9 pm with an encore at midnight, go deeper on the nations top stories with america tonight >> a fresh take on the stories that connect to you... >> investigative journalism that's engaging, powerful, thought provoking... >> there's nothing but hopelessness... >> it's either kill or be killed... >> america tonight, right after live news at 8 and 11 eastern. >> welcome to al jazeera america i'm john seigenthaler, and here's a look at the headlines... >> al jazeera america, there's more to it. ♪ >>> welcome back. we're talking about college athletes and whether they should get paid. before the break we asked about the cost facing college athletes. tim these student athletes receive scholarships to attend school and play their sport. studies show between their scholarships, room, board, coaching, training, these students athletes get packages worth between 50 and $125,000 a year, why is that
those who are overweight? overweight? joining us from los angeles is joining us from los angeles is jeanette de jeanette de patti, also known patti, also known as the fat chick. as the fat chick. she's a she's a certified certified aerobics aerobics instructor. instructor. and the author of big fat lies and the author of big fat lies and and virgie virgie tovar. tovar. fat girls on life, love and fat girls on life, love and fashion. fashion. and before we get started i want and before we get started i want to know, if this is your first to know, if this is your first time watching the stream we do time watching the stream we do things a bit differently here in things a bit differently here in order to get diverse voice he on order to get diverse voice he on the show the show we use skype, not we use skype, not always beautiful but allows us always beautiful but allows us to reach all sorts of compelling to reach all sorts of compelling voices and communities. voices and communities. virgie, going to you, kids at virgie, going to you, kids at the age of 3 are developing a the age
... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. take a new look at news. >> i'm phil torezz, coming up >> i'm phil torezz, coming up next on techknow. next on techknow. >> hike! >> hike! >> america's favorite sport is >> america's favorite sport is under fire. under fire. >> now, that impact simulated >> now, that impact simulated 100 g's of acceleration in your 100 g's of acceleration in your brain. brain. >> it's the opponent no player >> it's the opponent no player can see. can see. >> so the system is showing >> so the system is showing real-time impact. real-time impact. >> can science prevent >> can science prevent concussions? concussions? >> i did my job and just had to >> i did my job and just had to sacrifice my brain to do it. sacrifice my brain to do it. why welcome back. why welcome back. we're talking about native we're talking about native americans, washington redskins, americans, washington redskins, ot
a taliban leader. >>> and we're he learning more about the man who open fired in the los angeles international airport. >>> nsa leaker ed ward snowdon would be traveling from russia to germany. >> the pakistani government has demanded a meeting with the.
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